Longer loading times in games on Windows 11


kamild_

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I switched to Windows 11 about a month ago (clean installation).
First games I tried are TF2, CS:GO and modded Minecraft. In all of them, I see increased loading times (booting up, loading a map/world etc.) compared to Windows 10. CS:GO seems like the worst offender, which instead of starting up in less than 4 seconds, now starts in exactly 20 seconds. I can't tell with other games, since the aforementioned three are the ones I play regularly, and which I can tell with utmost confidence that they were in fact loading faster.
I see no excessive CPU or disk usage in Task Manager, overall I still have less apps running in the background compared to my previous Windows 10 installation. I have tried a lot of things as people on other communities have suggested, but all efforts fell flat:
  • Disabled: Core Isolation, GameDVR, Game Mode, HAGS, fTPM, Secure Boot (re-enabled the last two).
  • Updated: OS and all the updates (21H2, compilation 22000.469), drivers incl. chipset and GPU with or without NVCleanInstall (driver list here, I have since updated my GPU, Intel LAN and Bluetooth drivers), SSD firmware, BIOS (currently using latest beta with AGESA 1.2.0.5)
  • Verified system file integrity with sfc /scannow and Repair-WindowsImage -Online -RestoreHealth
  • Performed a clean boot
  • Checked SSD's SMART data for potential issues
  • Other tweaks: bcdedit /set disabledynamictick yes, bcdedit /set useplatformtick yes, bcdedit /set tscsyncpolicy enhanced, MSI mode for all devices that seem to support it, optimized system services with W10Privacy
It's starting to feel like this is some deep issue with this OS. Any other ideas?
 
Windows Build/Version
21H2, compilation 22000.469

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB DDR4 Dual Channel 3000 MHz CL15 @ OC 3733 MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix 8GB
    Sound Card
    Audiotrak Prodigy CUBE
    Monitor(s) Displays
    iiyama GB2560HSU + iiyama G2530GSU
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe 2TB + WD Blue 2TB
    PSU
    Corsair RM550x 550W
    Case
    Phanteks Eclipse P400A
    Cooling
    bequiet! Dark Rock 4, 4x Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm, 1x stock fan
    Keyboard
    ADATA XPG Summoner (Cherry MX Speed Silver)
    Mouse
    Steelseries Prime Wireless
    Internet Speed
    Variable
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
Have you tried to disable Defender, SuperFetch, disable8dot3, fast startup, page file?
You might also try to enable compression, it could actually improve loading times.

P.S. There is currently a performance problem with AMD caused by fTPM.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 3600 & No fTPM (07/19)
    Motherboard
    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK 7C02v1E & IFX TPM (07/19)
    Memory
    4x 8GB ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 DDR4 3200MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI Radeon RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC @48FPS (08/19)
    Sound Card
    Creative Sound Blaster Z (11/16)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Philips 24M1N3200ZS/00 (05/24)
    Screen Resolution
    1920×1080@165Hz via DP1.4
    Hard Drives
    ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro SSD 512GB (07/19)
    PSU
    Seasonic M12II-520 80 Plus Bronze (11/16)
    Case
    Lian Li PC-7NB & 3x Noctua NF-S12A FLX@700rpm (11/16)
    Cooling
    CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S@700rpm (07/19)
    Keyboard
    HP Wired Desktop 320K + Rabalux 76017 Parker (01/24)
    Mouse
    Logitech M330 Silent Plus (04/23)
    Internet Speed
    400/40 Mbps via RouterOS (05/21) & TCP Optimizer
    Browser
    Edge & Brave for YouTube & LibreWolf for FB
    Antivirus
    NoAV & Binisoft WFC & NextDNS
    Other Info
    Notifier: Xiaomi Mi Band 7 NFC (05/24)
    Headphones: Sennheiser RS170 (09/10)
    Phone: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 7 (02/24)
Have you tried to disable Defender, SuperFetch, disable8dot3, fast startup, page file?
You might also try to enable compression, it could actually improve loading times.

P.S. There is currently a performance problem with AMD caused by fTPM.
Huh. It was Defender. I disabled and re-enabled Defender's real-time protection on the fly like 6 times and tested the games, and they were consistently loading faster now, almost as fast as on Windows 10. Then I left the protection enabled and added exclusions to game's folders and processes, and seems like that did the trick. I still have an active Norton 360 subscription but haven't reinstalled the program on Windows 11 yet, if W11's Defender seems problematic, I may just try to switch back :)
But that worked with TF2 and Minecraft, not in CS:GO. Although it loads maps faster, it still takes 20 seconds to launch. Other tweaks haven't helped.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB DDR4 Dual Channel 3000 MHz CL15 @ OC 3733 MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix 8GB
    Sound Card
    Audiotrak Prodigy CUBE
    Monitor(s) Displays
    iiyama GB2560HSU + iiyama G2530GSU
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe 2TB + WD Blue 2TB
    PSU
    Corsair RM550x 550W
    Case
    Phanteks Eclipse P400A
    Cooling
    bequiet! Dark Rock 4, 4x Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm, 1x stock fan
    Keyboard
    ADATA XPG Summoner (Cherry MX Speed Silver)
    Mouse
    Steelseries Prime Wireless
    Internet Speed
    Variable
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
Have you tried to disable Defender, SuperFetch, disable8dot3, fast startup, page file?
You might also try to enable compression, it could actually improve loading times.

P.S. There is currently a performance problem with AMD caused by fTPM.
As a gamer myself, I've not needed to resort to any of the above. Currently running Windows 11 Pro RTM (Build 22000.469). Anyway, moving from Windows 10 to 11 hasn't had any effect on my gaming performance.

With that I have an Intel system (see system specs) but am aware there have been gaming complaints with AMD based systems.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 23H2 (Build 22631.3296)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 G2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, music, school.
  • Operating System
    Win 10 Pro 22H2 (build 19045.2130)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-Z270X-GAMING 8
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair Dominator Platinum (3333Mhz)
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R9 Fury
    Sound Card
    Onboard (Creative Sound Blaster certified ZxRi)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U2415 (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    3 Samsung SSD drives: 1x 512gig 950 NVMe drive (OS drive), 1 x 512gig 850 Pro, 1x 256gig 840 Pro.
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova 1000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Phantek Enthoo Luxe
    Cooling
    Corsair H100i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech MK 710
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    This is my backup system.
I still have an active Norton 360 subscription
Note that Norton currently includes cryptominer for Ether, maybe try Panda Free or 360 TSE instead.
As a gamer myself, I've not needed to resort to any of the above.
You have a great PC, but I have a noticeable improvement after disabling Defender alone. Just Explorer loads instantly instead of 5 secs.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 3600 & No fTPM (07/19)
    Motherboard
    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK 7C02v1E & IFX TPM (07/19)
    Memory
    4x 8GB ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 DDR4 3200MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI Radeon RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC @48FPS (08/19)
    Sound Card
    Creative Sound Blaster Z (11/16)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Philips 24M1N3200ZS/00 (05/24)
    Screen Resolution
    1920×1080@165Hz via DP1.4
    Hard Drives
    ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro SSD 512GB (07/19)
    PSU
    Seasonic M12II-520 80 Plus Bronze (11/16)
    Case
    Lian Li PC-7NB & 3x Noctua NF-S12A FLX@700rpm (11/16)
    Cooling
    CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S@700rpm (07/19)
    Keyboard
    HP Wired Desktop 320K + Rabalux 76017 Parker (01/24)
    Mouse
    Logitech M330 Silent Plus (04/23)
    Internet Speed
    400/40 Mbps via RouterOS (05/21) & TCP Optimizer
    Browser
    Edge & Brave for YouTube & LibreWolf for FB
    Antivirus
    NoAV & Binisoft WFC & NextDNS
    Other Info
    Notifier: Xiaomi Mi Band 7 NFC (05/24)
    Headphones: Sennheiser RS170 (09/10)
    Phone: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 7 (02/24)
Note that Norton currently includes cryptominer for Ether, maybe try Panda Free or 360 TSE instead.
I've heard of that, but as long as it's an opt-in, I don't really care. And if they start forcing that crap, then I'll make sure to throw out the trash ^^
Thank you for free recommendations though, I haven't kept track of it for a while but if not for Norton, I would have probably tried Bitdefender or AVG.
 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB DDR4 Dual Channel 3000 MHz CL15 @ OC 3733 MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix 8GB
    Sound Card
    Audiotrak Prodigy CUBE
    Monitor(s) Displays
    iiyama GB2560HSU + iiyama G2530GSU
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe 2TB + WD Blue 2TB
    PSU
    Corsair RM550x 550W
    Case
    Phanteks Eclipse P400A
    Cooling
    bequiet! Dark Rock 4, 4x Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm, 1x stock fan
    Keyboard
    ADATA XPG Summoner (Cherry MX Speed Silver)
    Mouse
    Steelseries Prime Wireless
    Internet Speed
    Variable
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
Hi,
Yep defender/ microsoft security is a anchor.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-7-10-11Pro's
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer 17" Nitro 7840sn/ 2x16gb 5600c40/ 4060/ stock 1tb-os/ 4tb sn850x
    CPU
    10900k & 9940x & 5930k
    Motherboard
    z490-Apex & x299-Apex & x99-Sabertooth
    Memory
    Trident-Z Royal 4000c16 2x16gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 4x8gb & 3200c14 4x8gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Titan Xp & 1080ti FTW3 & evga 980ti gaming
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek x3
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
    Screen Resolution
    1920-1080 not sure what the t.v is besides 43" class scales from 1920-1080 perfectly
    Hard Drives
    2-WD-sn850x 4tb/ 970evo+500gb/ 980 pro 2tb.
    PSU
    1000p2 & 1200p2 & 850p2
    Case
    D450 x2 & 1 Test bench in cherry Entertainment center
    Cooling
    Custom water loops x3 with 2x mora 360mm rads only 980ti gaming air cooled
    Keyboard
    G710+x3
    Mouse
    Redragon x3
    Internet Speed
    xfinity gigabyte
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    mbam pro
You have a great PC, but I have a noticeable improvement after disabling Defender alone. Just Explorer loads instantly instead of 5 secs.

Unfortunately, we can't see each other's machines, but I can assure you my internet doesn't take anywhere near 5 seconds to load (Defender enabled). And as said, before, my gaming hasn't been affected by switching from Win 10 to 11. But again.... Intel system.

Anyway, I'd rather use my PC with an AV enabled than one not, even at the cost of a slight performance dip. That's me.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 23H2 (Build 22631.3296)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 G2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, music, school.
  • Operating System
    Win 10 Pro 22H2 (build 19045.2130)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-Z270X-GAMING 8
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair Dominator Platinum (3333Mhz)
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R9 Fury
    Sound Card
    Onboard (Creative Sound Blaster certified ZxRi)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U2415 (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    3 Samsung SSD drives: 1x 512gig 950 NVMe drive (OS drive), 1 x 512gig 850 Pro, 1x 256gig 840 Pro.
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova 1000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Phantek Enthoo Luxe
    Cooling
    Corsair H100i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech MK 710
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    This is my backup system.
I've heard of that, but as long as it's an opt-in, I don't really care. And if they start forcing that crap, then I'll make sure to throw out the trash ^^
Thank you for free recommendations though, I haven't kept track of it for a while but if not for Norton, I would have probably tried Bitdefender or AVG.
Didn't norton buy avg and avast too ?
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-7-10-11Pro's
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer 17" Nitro 7840sn/ 2x16gb 5600c40/ 4060/ stock 1tb-os/ 4tb sn850x
    CPU
    10900k & 9940x & 5930k
    Motherboard
    z490-Apex & x299-Apex & x99-Sabertooth
    Memory
    Trident-Z Royal 4000c16 2x16gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 4x8gb & 3200c14 4x8gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Titan Xp & 1080ti FTW3 & evga 980ti gaming
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek x3
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
    Screen Resolution
    1920-1080 not sure what the t.v is besides 43" class scales from 1920-1080 perfectly
    Hard Drives
    2-WD-sn850x 4tb/ 970evo+500gb/ 980 pro 2tb.
    PSU
    1000p2 & 1200p2 & 850p2
    Case
    D450 x2 & 1 Test bench in cherry Entertainment center
    Cooling
    Custom water loops x3 with 2x mora 360mm rads only 980ti gaming air cooled
    Keyboard
    G710+x3
    Mouse
    Redragon x3
    Internet Speed
    xfinity gigabyte
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    mbam pro
That's news to me but I just googled it and... yeah, that's happening I guess. But from what I can tell, it's still ongoing and not done.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB DDR4 Dual Channel 3000 MHz CL15 @ OC 3733 MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix 8GB
    Sound Card
    Audiotrak Prodigy CUBE
    Monitor(s) Displays
    iiyama GB2560HSU + iiyama G2530GSU
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe 2TB + WD Blue 2TB
    PSU
    Corsair RM550x 550W
    Case
    Phanteks Eclipse P400A
    Cooling
    bequiet! Dark Rock 4, 4x Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm, 1x stock fan
    Keyboard
    ADATA XPG Summoner (Cherry MX Speed Silver)
    Mouse
    Steelseries Prime Wireless
    Internet Speed
    Variable
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
That's news to me but I just googled it and... yeah, that's happening I guess. But from what I can tell, it's still ongoing and not done.
Bitdefender was the better option.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-7-10-11Pro's
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer 17" Nitro 7840sn/ 2x16gb 5600c40/ 4060/ stock 1tb-os/ 4tb sn850x
    CPU
    10900k & 9940x & 5930k
    Motherboard
    z490-Apex & x299-Apex & x99-Sabertooth
    Memory
    Trident-Z Royal 4000c16 2x16gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 4x8gb & 3200c14 4x8gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Titan Xp & 1080ti FTW3 & evga 980ti gaming
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek x3
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
    Screen Resolution
    1920-1080 not sure what the t.v is besides 43" class scales from 1920-1080 perfectly
    Hard Drives
    2-WD-sn850x 4tb/ 970evo+500gb/ 980 pro 2tb.
    PSU
    1000p2 & 1200p2 & 850p2
    Case
    D450 x2 & 1 Test bench in cherry Entertainment center
    Cooling
    Custom water loops x3 with 2x mora 360mm rads only 980ti gaming air cooled
    Keyboard
    G710+x3
    Mouse
    Redragon x3
    Internet Speed
    xfinity gigabyte
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    mbam pro
Didn't norton buy avg and avast too ?
Yep, the era of 3rd party AVs is ending, like firewalls did. We will have the illusion of choice, just like with browsers.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 3600 & No fTPM (07/19)
    Motherboard
    MSI B450 TOMAHAWK 7C02v1E & IFX TPM (07/19)
    Memory
    4x 8GB ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 DDR4 3200MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI Radeon RX 580 ARMOR 8G OC @48FPS (08/19)
    Sound Card
    Creative Sound Blaster Z (11/16)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    24" Philips 24M1N3200ZS/00 (05/24)
    Screen Resolution
    1920×1080@165Hz via DP1.4
    Hard Drives
    ADATA XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro SSD 512GB (07/19)
    PSU
    Seasonic M12II-520 80 Plus Bronze (11/16)
    Case
    Lian Li PC-7NB & 3x Noctua NF-S12A FLX@700rpm (11/16)
    Cooling
    CPU Cooler Noctua NH-U12S@700rpm (07/19)
    Keyboard
    HP Wired Desktop 320K + Rabalux 76017 Parker (01/24)
    Mouse
    Logitech M330 Silent Plus (04/23)
    Internet Speed
    400/40 Mbps via RouterOS (05/21) & TCP Optimizer
    Browser
    Edge & Brave for YouTube & LibreWolf for FB
    Antivirus
    NoAV & Binisoft WFC & NextDNS
    Other Info
    Notifier: Xiaomi Mi Band 7 NFC (05/24)
    Headphones: Sennheiser RS170 (09/10)
    Phone: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 7 (02/24)
Bitdefender was the better option.
Perhaps. I just grabbed it on sale after checking AV-Test and seeing that it seems to perform well. It was like $5 for a yearly subscription for 5 devices.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming 4
    Memory
    Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32GB DDR4 Dual Channel 3000 MHz CL15 @ OC 3733 MHz CL16
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS GeForce GTX 1070 Strix 8GB
    Sound Card
    Audiotrak Prodigy CUBE
    Monitor(s) Displays
    iiyama GB2560HSU + iiyama G2530GSU
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    ADATA SX8200 Pro NVMe 2TB + WD Blue 2TB
    PSU
    Corsair RM550x 550W
    Case
    Phanteks Eclipse P400A
    Cooling
    bequiet! Dark Rock 4, 4x Fractal Design Silent Series R3 140mm, 1x stock fan
    Keyboard
    ADATA XPG Summoner (Cherry MX Speed Silver)
    Mouse
    Steelseries Prime Wireless
    Internet Speed
    Variable
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
Hi,
Everyone has had norton and even mcafee I'd bet
Most have moved on
Norton buying out competitors is just typical.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win-7-10-11Pro's
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer 17" Nitro 7840sn/ 2x16gb 5600c40/ 4060/ stock 1tb-os/ 4tb sn850x
    CPU
    10900k & 9940x & 5930k
    Motherboard
    z490-Apex & x299-Apex & x99-Sabertooth
    Memory
    Trident-Z Royal 4000c16 2x16gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 4x8gb & 3200c14 4x8gb
    Graphics Card(s)
    Titan Xp & 1080ti FTW3 & evga 980ti gaming
    Sound Card
    Onboard Realtek x3
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
    Screen Resolution
    1920-1080 not sure what the t.v is besides 43" class scales from 1920-1080 perfectly
    Hard Drives
    2-WD-sn850x 4tb/ 970evo+500gb/ 980 pro 2tb.
    PSU
    1000p2 & 1200p2 & 850p2
    Case
    D450 x2 & 1 Test bench in cherry Entertainment center
    Cooling
    Custom water loops x3 with 2x mora 360mm rads only 980ti gaming air cooled
    Keyboard
    G710+x3
    Mouse
    Redragon x3
    Internet Speed
    xfinity gigabyte
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    mbam pro

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 23H2 (Build 22631.3296)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 G2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, music, school.
  • Operating System
    Win 10 Pro 22H2 (build 19045.2130)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-Z270X-GAMING 8
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair Dominator Platinum (3333Mhz)
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R9 Fury
    Sound Card
    Onboard (Creative Sound Blaster certified ZxRi)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U2415 (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    3 Samsung SSD drives: 1x 512gig 950 NVMe drive (OS drive), 1 x 512gig 850 Pro, 1x 256gig 840 Pro.
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova 1000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Phantek Enthoo Luxe
    Cooling
    Corsair H100i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech MK 710
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    This is my backup system.
Really the only difference between most programs is setting, but underneath they all pretty much work the same way.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 23H2 (Build 22631.3296)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    Intel i9-9900K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Xtreme
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair RGB Dominator Platinum (3600Mhz)
    Graphics Card(s)
    Radeon VII
    Sound Card
    Onboard (ESS Sabre HiFi using Realtek drivers)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    NEC PA242w (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    5 Samsung SSD drives: 2X 970 NVME (512 & 1TB), 3X EVO SATA (2X 2TB, 1X 1TB)
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova I000 G2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Cooler Master H500M
    Cooling
    Corsair H115i RGB Platinum
    Keyboard
    Logitech Craft
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3
    Internet Speed
    500mb Download. 11mb Upload
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    System used for gaming, photography, music, school.
  • Operating System
    Win 10 Pro 22H2 (build 19045.2130)
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom Built
    CPU
    Intel i7-7700K
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-Z270X-GAMING 8
    Memory
    32G (4x8) DDR4 Corsair Dominator Platinum (3333Mhz)
    Graphics card(s)
    AMD Radeon R9 Fury
    Sound Card
    Onboard (Creative Sound Blaster certified ZxRi)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U2415 (24 inch)
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1200
    Hard Drives
    3 Samsung SSD drives: 1x 512gig 950 NVMe drive (OS drive), 1 x 512gig 850 Pro, 1x 256gig 840 Pro.
    PSU
    EVGA Super Nova 1000 P2 (1000 watt)
    Case
    Phantek Enthoo Luxe
    Cooling
    Corsair H100i
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Keyboard
    Logitech MK 710
    Internet Speed
    100MB
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Windows Security
    Other Info
    This is my backup system.

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